A Dough For All Day

Sometimes you feel the need to center your day around baking.  Or maybe you have company and want to wow them with your amazing baking prowess.  These things happen and it’s important to have a battle plan.  On major time saver is the amazing versatility of bread.  Specifically, we’ll look at how we can make several bread products with only one dough. Continue reading

Making Bread and Rolling in the Dough

Despite doing most of my work in pastry, I’m a bread guy at heart.  I don’t have much of a sweet tooth but I could eat an entire loaf of good quality bread in one sitting.  Plain.  Without butter, even.  Really good bread is a rare thing, though.  It’s far easier to find in your own kitchen than it will ever be to find in a store.  There are of course good breads in good bakeries but that’s not what we’ve all gathered here for, is it.

I get a twisted sense of amusement when people act shocked at the thought of making bread at home.  People seem to think that this is a somehow insurmountable task, when really it doesn’t have to be difficult.  The rewards are well worth it. Continue reading